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Literature Awards: Show Me Readers Award Nominees 2003-2004

These sites are about the books nominated for Missouri’s Show Me Readers Award, which is voted on by Missouri elementary students. There are biographies of the authors, summaries of the books, lesson plans, and activities. Includes a link to an eThemes Resource on the 2002-2003 nominees.


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Created by Missouri Librarians, this activity guide provides cross-curricular lessons for each book on the Show Me Award list.
Learn about the author, additional books and school visits. The author shares his writing tips and illustrations sent to him from fans.
Author interview videos, art gallery, book information and more are provided in this interactive website.
Use this site for author information. Individual Skype conferences are avalilable to schedule with the author. A bibliography of the author's books is provided.
Students will enjoy exploring the author's interactive website. Author information, book list, and illustrator techniques are shared.
Read about the author of "Shooting for the Moon." Includes a bibliography, biography, and answers to some frequently asked questions.
Here is the official bsite for this nominated author. Includes a biography and information about her books.
Here is a lesson plan for the nominated book by Stephanie Calmenson.
Read a biography and an interview with the author. Includes a short video of DiTerlizzi talking about one of his books.
Here is a biography of Patricia McKissack, plus a list of her books.
Here is the official site for this nominated author. Includes information about her books, FAQs, and information about why she started writing.
Here is the official site for Deborah Wiles. There is a link to information and reviews for her nominated book, "Freedom Summer."
These sites have information about the 2002-2003 nominees for the Show Me Readers Award. Descriptions of the books and the authors are included, as well as some book reviews. There are links to eThemes resources on the 2000-2001 and 2001-2002 nominees.

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